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Monday, February 2

Dodgeball Monday Funday | Berkeley
Dodgeball Monday Funday | Berkeley

World Dodgeball Society Berkeley plays at the James Kenney Recreation Center in Berkeley on select Mondays from 8-10 pm. Funcheap Deal: Free for first time participants who mention Funcheap at the door, or it’s$5 per person for 2 hours of play. Practice your aim, dodge ...

2015 Sketchyfest Live Comedy Show | North Beach
Monday, February 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tip jar optional
| Melt Cafe
2015 Sketchyfest Live Comedy Show | North Beach

The funniest grandma in the world, Sandra Risser, heads the Sketchyfest line up with the truly hilarious Liz Stone, Suzy Vincent, Tracy Shapiro, Mike Spiegelman, Paul Sanford, Raum Dee and Griffin Daley.
North beach rocks at Melt Cafe. We got fondues all melty and warm with …

Tuesday, February 3

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, February 3 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. The museum was ...

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, February 3 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor
Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is $10 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission is free (special ...

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day
Tuesday, February 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries. Opened ...

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, February 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of Craft and Design
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

Enjoy free admission to the Museum of Craft and Design on the first Tuesday of every month. After six years in Union Square and two years of pop-ups, the Museum of Craft & Design opened up their permanent location in the Dogpatch. Rather than featuring paintings or traditional ...

Spiky Love: DIY Air Plant Valentines | SF
Tuesday, February 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Spiky Love: DIY Air Plant Valentines | SF

Make a one-of-a-kind valentine with Zenaida Sengo, tillandsia expert, artist, and author of the new book Air Plants: The Curious World of Tillandsias.  Known for their spiky shape and extremely low-maintenance needs, air plants are growing increasingly popular for crafting, design, and décor. Sengo, will show how simple …

Circus, Spin & Juggle Jam | SF
Circus, Spin & Juggle Jam | SF

Listen to music while you dance, stretch, and tumble with props during this all level, 14+ spin jam. This is the place to mingle, practice and dance with poi, hoops, staff and other juggling apparatus. Come by and meet other circus folk, find friends to ...

The News: Fresh Queer Performance Series | SoMa
Tuesday, February 3 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 suggested donation, but no one turned away for lack of funds.
| SOMArts Cultural Center
The News: Fresh Queer Performance Series | SoMa

On the first Tuesday of each month The News, presented by SOMArts Cultural Center, features new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or less performance pieces, experiments, and works in progress by pre-selected solo artists, ...

Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series: 3rd Anniversary Party | Brick & Mortar
Tuesday, February 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series: 3rd Anniversary Party | Brick & Mortar

On February 3, 2015, Wood Shoppe celebrates three years of monthly concerts with a live music extravaganza featuring:

Astronauts, etc. - supermelodic pulp / arena pop
Caroline Smith - Pop/R&B
Harriet Brown - Romantic Funk
Trails and Ways DJ set

Doors at 8 pm, show at 9 pm… and one hell of a good time.

Wednesday, February 4

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, February 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel and many ...

San Francisco’s Wild Menu: Flora, Fauna, Feast | City History Lectures
Wednesday, February 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
San Francisco’s Wild Menu: Flora, Fauna, Feast | City History Lectures

In 1849 San Francisco was surrounded by wild animals and a flourishing sea and bay, from which most early food was taken.
But what is our “wild menu” now? How do foraging, fishing, hunting, and gathering fit into modern life? What role does conservation and …

Win Tix: Les 7 Doigts de la Main Circus: Opening Night | Berkeley
Wednesday, February 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets
| Zellerbach Hall

The Montreal-based contemporary circus troupe Les 7 Doigts de la Main present Sequence 8.
The troupe’s charismatic young acrobats have the elegance of Cirque du Soleil aerialists and the athleticism of Olympic gymnasts, performing gravity-defying trapeze acts and explosive somersault routines, and wryly riffing on traditional …

Thursday, February 5

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, February 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The Upper TL Art Walk makes 15-20 galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, February 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cyprian’s
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF

All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place the first Thursday of every month at 6 pm at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church and is ...

Polo Ralph Lauren Valentine’s Fashion & Gadget Night | SF
Thursday, February 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Macy's (Union Square)
Polo Ralph Lauren Valentine's Fashion & Gadget Night | SF

Join Macy’s, Polo Ralph Lauren, Wired, and fashion blogger, Crystalin Marie for cocktails as Crystalin presents her take on modern dating with looks and gift picks from Polo’s Spring ’15 collection.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
Come check out the latest tech gadgets from Wired and enter for a …

Show-Off NightLife: Vogue & Karaoke | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, February 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Show-Off NightLife: Vogue & Karaoke | California Academy of Sciences

This week, NightLife invites you to step up and show them what you’ve got.

Learn how to deliver standing ovation-worthy presentations with the help of storytelling experts from Speechless in African Hall. You’ll never get tongue-tied again
Then, stick around for a battle of the brains (over beers, of …

Free “Barber’s Choice” Haircut Night | Lower Polk
Free

On the first Thursday of each month, in conjunction with the Lower Polk / TL Art Walk, Salana Salon offers free haircuts to gentlemen, as long as they are okay with it being Barber’s Choice. They’re planning on having a different theme cut every month, ...

Friday, February 6

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, February 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
| Impact Hub Oakland
First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland

Impact Hub Oakland opens its doors every first Friday for free coworking all day from 9 am to 6 pm. Be productive and get work done, meet and collaborate with friends, pet a bunny, and enjoy a #SexySalad potluck lunch ($5 suggested donation for Soon-To-Be Members; ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, February 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open to the public from 6-9 pm. Additionally Telegraph above Grand and below 27th is closed ...

First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland
Friday, February 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland

You had us at “burlesque” and “creepy puppets.” As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, February 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

100 Foot Tall Film Night | The Great Wall of Oakland
Friday, February 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Great Wall of Oakland
100 Foot Tall Film Night | The Great Wall of Oakland

For special events, and on every first Friday during Oakland Art Murmur, the Great Wall of Oakland, a 100 ′x 100′ projection installation, illuminates the Uptown District with cutting-edge motion art from around the world. The Great Wall of Oakland is located at the corner ...

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, February 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays
Friday, February 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
San Francisco Bike Party | First Fridays

San Francisco Bike Party (not to be confused with Critical Mass) is a monthly celebration of biking for riders of different ages, types, and skill levels to enjoy. Every month is a different theme and you’re encouraged to dress up. San Francisco Bike Party is held ...